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FOX
Sep 27, 2012 6:00am PDT
barack obama and mitt romney are in the battleground state of virginia. they are campaigning as new campaign television ad is rolled out and mitt romney will be meeting with military veterans who appeared to be supporting mitt romney. and good news for you pro- football fans, the referee lock out is over. they have a new agreement for eight years which runs through the 20 and 19 seasons. the refs will be back on the field starting with tonight's cleveland browns baltimore ravens game. >>> they are facing child abuse charges. they have more on the details of his arrest, claudine wong? >> reporter: i wanted to talk to the albany police department to check any new developments and they said nothing new right now but they are asking the public to come forward with any information about any inappropriate conduct with james and minors. this investigation started monday but it moved very quickly and this morning james is waking up behind bars. let's take you through with how this all started. it started monday when the superintendent got word of inappropriate relationship with james and a
ABC
Sep 30, 2012 5:00pm PDT
and iowa now among the states he would carry. romney would need to quickly gain the upper hand in nearly all of the nine states where he and the president are competing the hardest. >>> you can see the first debate between mitt romney and president obama right here on abc7. abc news, your voice, your vote. live debate coverage begins at 6:00 p.m. this wednesday. the u.s. supreme court will begin their new term tomorrow and the justices may weigh in on proposition 8. just as clarence thomas and colleagues attended a red mass at the cathedral in washington d.c., the church hosts the annual mass to pray for the judges. the court will hear arguments on october 10th that could further limit or even end affirmative action for college admission. also an appeal to sustain prop 8 could be heard in november. california voters approved a ban on same-sex marriage four years ago. >>> a messy situation on stage proves justin bieber is one dedicated performer. the story ahead and plus a portion of san francisco is now oracle world. the company's big convention could cause some big headaches if you are
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm PDT
romney. but in two of the swing states, his lead is much wider. nine points in florida and ten points in ohio. with less than 48 hours until the debate, grace lee explains how both sides are racing to lower the expectations. >> reporter: both the obama and romney campaigns are doing their best to lower expectations ahead of wednesday's debate. >> we expected all along that governor romney will have a good night. he's prepared more than any candidate in history. >> president obama is a very -- he's a very gifted speaker. the man's been on the national stage for many years. he's an experienced debater. he's done these kinds of debates before. this is mitt's first time. >> reporter: the president has not had as much time to prepare for the debates because he's busy being commander in chief. >> most often debates don't make that big a difference. quite a few have lost an election with a debate. >> reporter: these matchups can produce a memorable line like in 1980 between then-governor ronald reagan and president jimmy carter. >> there you go again. >> reporter: and lloyd benson's swipe at
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 5:00am PDT
in swing states. mr. obama with 51% support compare today 44% for republican mitt romney. now in one of those states, nevada, as he prepares for the first debate. >>> the two men will face off in denver on wednesday. son carry carrie. >>> supporters say both men are ready. >> i think both are excellent in their own way. you could argue that mitt has had a lot more recent experience. >> the president has a day job and has not had the time to practice. all we hear about is how much mitt romney is practicing. >> the debate on wednesday will focus on domestic policy. he says today that the president has shown weakness in the middle east. >> we're going to talk about the debate within the debate. >> a lot of experience in that. >> she does. and candidates are nervous . the moderator is nervous. >>> in the meantime 5:11 now. part of american gangster history. >> how much bonnie and collide's guns pulled bonnie and clyde's guns pulled for. >> the terminator tells all. what arnold says about his multiple affairs. >> and a hollywood ending. the 405 freeway opens ahead of schedule. but not wit
NBC
Sep 25, 2012 5:00pm PDT
: where romney and obama don't agree is on how to fund those goals. president obama plans to reward states using national education standards known as the common core. >> we're going to give more money to those schools that are serious about reform. >> reporter: romney would rather let states set their own standards. but tie funding to students and let those students decide where to attend. >> i want to provide incentive at the federal level to encourage states, to encourage new choice. >> reporter: two different approaches, both aimed at improving our children's future. in new york city, i'm danielle leigh for nbc news. >>> something to consider while you make your decision. reading scorns the s.a.t.s for the high school class of 2012 reached a four decade low. according to the board that administers the test, scores declined among every racial group except for those of asian descent. 57% did not score high enough to indicate likely success in college. many experts attribute the continued ed decline to more tg the test, the highest number in the exam's history. >>> more people are underg
FOX
Sep 26, 2012 5:00pm PDT
that plant also. new numbers show mitt romney faces a uphill battle in several states. the poll found president obama has a wide lead over mitt romney in ohio, florida and pennsylvania. the president leads him in ohio by 10 points. florida 9 points and pennsylvania 12 points. >>> judge refused to throw out perjury charges against two penn state officials accused of lying in the jerry sandusky child sex abuse scandal. lawyers for the former vice president and the athletic director filed motions to have the charges dismissed. but the judge said that was for a jury to decide. he said he would rule later on a motion to dismiss charges of failing to report child abuse. >>> the worse case of west nile virus in 10 years. >> the efforts underway in san francisco to fight the potentially deadly disease. >> in san francisco, a new way to get around, how the program is also making history. w these politicians say unless we send more tax dollars to sacramento, they'll cut education again. here's a new approach. prop thirty-eight sends billions in new education dollars straight to our local school
NBC
Sep 26, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. >> it's considered a must win state for mitt romney but it's now out of reach or is it. we'll have the latest from the campaign trail. plus -- >> coming up i'll show you how parents are fighting back after seeing an increase of prostitutes outside this san jose elementary school. >> prostitutes near the playground. parents say it's happening near washington elementary school in san jose. >> not just at night but actually during school hours. marianne favro joins us with a look at the problem and what parents are doing. they have to be outraged. >> reporter: they certainly are. they say it's been going on for months. more than 100 parents plan to walk this neighborhood tomorrow night to raise awareness about the prostitution problem here. they say that hookers are doing business right in front of this school. school's out at washington elementary in san jose. parents are on edge worried what their kids will see on the way home. too often they see prostitutes. >> they happen in the day, in the night, all the time. you can see ladies walking in the street. >> alicia grew up in this ne
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
in swing states. mr. obama with 51% support compared to 44% for mitt romney. the president is in one of those states as he prepares for the first debate. the two men will face off in denver on wednesday. president obama held a rally speaking to 11,000 people at a high school. john kerry is playing the role. >>> supporters say both men are ready. >> i think both are excellent in their own way. you could argue that mitt has had a lot more recent experience.. >> the president has a day job and has not had time to prachlt all we hear about mitt romney is practicing, practicing, practicing. >> the debate will focus on domestic policy. also speaking about foreign matters. the president has shown weakness in the middle east. >>> melissa will give her insider perspective on what it's like to be a moderator in just a few minutes. she's had a lot of experience. >> she's right over there ready to chitchat in a couple minutes. >>> do you buy lottery tickets? >> no. not very much. >> there's two tickets out there worth $14 million a piece and bought in northern california. we'll tell you about th
NBC
Sep 28, 2012 6:00pm PDT
romney in all key swing states, experts say it could hurt the gop. >> all totalled in these nine battleground states and we're going to see, look, romney needs a shift of a whole discussion and reframing of the campaign. >> romney says he's looking forward to the event and hopes for one liners and gotcha statements. >>> a ban of carrying rifles and shotguns, the new law makes it a misdemeanor to display an unloaded firearm outside of a vehicle. there are exemptions for hunters and rural areas. this was introduced after unloaded guns in protests and rallies over previous good laws. the ban sparked lengthy debates with the bill attempting to infringe on second amendment rights. >>> are you ready for football in los angeles? it's been 17 years since the raiders left l.a. to return to the bay area. here comes another attempt to get an nfl franchise in l.a. the city council in los angeles today unanimously approved plans to develop a 72,000 seat stadium in downtown l.a. it's not a done deal, though. the league still has to approve the deal and as of right now there's no franchise to p
NBC
Sep 26, 2012 5:00am PDT
campaigns in ohio today. romney there as well. both courting the buckeye state one week before early voting begins. tracie potts with what is new. >> reporter: good morning. keep an eye on ohio. it is as you know an important battleground state. that's why we'll see both candidates there today. president obama fresh off speaking to the united nations on international issues now turns to pressing domestic issues. as he holds a couple of campaign events in ohio today. "the washington post" says he has an eight-point lead in that important battleground state which means mitt romney may have ground to make up. he'll be there today as well. he's been talking about taxes. he's been talking about jobs. the jobs issue may not resonate as much with ohio voters because their jobless rate is actually less than the national average. watch the ads to. the tv ads. a couple new ones rolling out today. the president will focus on mitt romney and the 47%. the people who don't pay taxes that he says romney simply dismissed. romn romney's new ad focuses on an area he wants to get more support, the struggling
NBC
Sep 27, 2012 4:30am PDT
of the general assembly this year. >>> election day now just 40 days away. one big battleground state down, one to go. president obama and mitt romney campaigned in ohio yesterday. today they're both off to virginia, one of the largest states up for grabs. tracie potts has the latest this morning on the race to the white house. >> reporter: president obama and mitt romney campaign in virginia today where median income is 23% higher than the national average and unemployment is way lower, under 6%. like ohio wednesday, the president is expected to hammer romney for his comments on the 47% of voters who don't pay taxes. >> i don't know how many of you will be with me this time around. but, but it doesn't matter because i'm willing to be your president, to represent everybody. >> we're going to help those that need our help. we're a compassionate people. >> reporter: romney is ten points behind in ohio according to quinnipiac university. that's a bigger gap than nbc and the washington post reported. no republicans ever won the presidency without winning this state. >> i'm going to win ohio. i'm go
ABC
Sep 29, 2012 4:00pm PDT
are in the battleground states. >> reporter: president obama and mitt romney were out in the public eye today, as they get ready for their first debate this wednesday. so the campaign trail duties fell to their runningmates. vice-president biden stumped in florida for a second consecutive day. he slammed republicans and the bush administration for the skyrocketing deficit. >> by the time the reins got turned over to barack and me, they had doubled the national debt in 8 years. >> reporter: with his path to the white house shrinking, florida's looking like a must-win for romney. but today, his runningmate, ckman paul ryan, focused on new hampshire, with four electoral votes. but ryan said that could be a difference in the race that will come to a handful of states. >> thank you, granite staters, for sending mitt romney to the white house and barack obama back to chicago. [cheering] >> reporter: the campaign shifts into a different stage this week, with wednesday night's high-stakes showed own showdown between about the barack obama and mitt romney. >> every change that has happened in a debate, if you look
FOX
Sep 26, 2012 5:00am PDT
republican presidential nominee mitt romney is holding a rally in the battleground state of ohio. we'll take you there this morning live. mitt romney not there yet but this is at westerville high school which is near columbus, ohio. it's one of the three stops for romney today that is looking to boost its poll numbers. a new poll shows president obama is gaining the upper hand on mitt romney in ohio and florida which are both critical swing states. in the latest new york sometimes poll 53% to 53%. now the polls have a sampling error of plus or minus 3 percentage points. >>> closer to home the woman fighting against dianne feinstein is working hard to get her name out there. >>> time now 5:38. we will see sal. he will help you get where you need to go. >> that is right dave and pam. so far so good around the bay area. we are seeing traffic that is moving well around the area. this is 237 westbound. this is moving well. this one of the first areas to become crowded here. right now it still looks good. if you are driving a little farther up or farther down as you might depending on where you ar
KRON
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
this sense. all the obama people are stating that romney may say something stupid. do that work with the voters? they only work with the voters that actually mean something. it doesn't really work unless it really includes the people. and so expectations are some what a joke. gov. christie who was on the sunday show blowup the show. if you listen to the nboth candacecandidates. nonetheless the republicans are stating that no oppose are very dimmer credit shaded and that they do not really represent all the swing voters. >> the polls are not scutes and you can go to fox news poll to see the separation between the president at mitt romney. >> if you would like to connect to michael young. kron 4 will air the entire debate on wednesday night at 6:00 p.m.. if you can tune into comcast 193 or hour over the night digital air on 4.2. >> there is a new study that is dictating how taxpayers may get an increase in their taxes. that is only if congress does not take action on cuts that are expected to expire in december. if nothing is done a typical middle house hole will see their taxes g
NBC
Sep 26, 2012 4:30am PDT
, and seven other states today, the president releases another ad, slamming romney for dismissing the 47% of americans who don't pay taxes. romney's new ad will focus on struggling american families. >> ann romney made her debut appear's on "the tonight show with jay leno." and talking about the difference between mitt romney now versus two decades ago when the two first met. >> you guys have been married 42 years. you met in high school. >> met in high school. >> so, was it love at first sight? >> it was for me. we met at this party. i will tell you, my heart was just -- i mean for me it was -- i think for him too. >> was there dancing? was he a good dancedancer? >> he's got be to ten to be a b dancer. >> way to say, protecting her man's groove. she said the election her husband who is a mormon would show that prejudices are left behind. >>> 4:52. people in one cash strapped community fighting back against a controversial red light camera. [ female announcer ] now get high speed internet at home on our newly expanded advanced digital network, a connection you can count on. introducing a
CBS
Sep 27, 2012 6:00pm PDT
, that is when absentee ballots are mailed out. and for the third day in a row president obama and mitt romney are campaigning in the same state. the candidates spent a morning in virginia but the president promoting a plan to create jobs while mitt romney focused on the national debt crisis. of course virginia is one of the key battleground states, we will watch closely. >> criminals target a woman sitting cost side of pete's coffee. we'll tell you how police say the scenario is becoming increasingly common. >> money from nothing, why the state is still going to charge you for a service they have no plans to provide. >> the picture behind me is awesome, it is that river of maritime air spilling in from the pacific ocean run right over san fransisco, but the wind will soon be going the opposite direction.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >> you are looking at a trail of destruction and injured by standards. about this time yesterday it was nothing short of chaos from pacific heights to hayes valley and tonight we're learning more about the crime wave that led to this mess. joe vasquez is outside of the coffee s
NBC
Sep 27, 2012 6:00am PDT
are getting lots of attention as new polls show romney slipping in key states. tracie potts is live on capitol hill with a look at the widening gap between the presidential candidates. good morning. >> reporter: jon, good morning. virginia is one of those key states. it's where both nominees will be today. the president, according to all the polls except for one this month, has a lead between one and eight percentage points. yesterday they were in ohio where according to the latest poll, quinnipiac university, president obama now has a ten-point lead over romney. but romney says he's not deterred. he'll do well there. >> i'm going to win ohio. i'm going to become the next president in part because i'm going to have support of people in ohio. >> reporter: early voting starts in ohio on tuesday, but in iowa, it starts today. officials there, john, have already told us that requests for absentee ballots in some areas are already up 30% over 2008. >> okay, tracie potts, thank you very much. >>> we want to get to that forecast with meteorologist christina loren. do you like this kind of thing? you'
FOX
Sep 24, 2012 10:00pm PDT
of egypt, 20,000 people killed in syria. >> romney said the united states should not be at the mercy of events in the middle east and he said he is the man to provide the leadership. >> you may notice what looked like a very bright monday over san francisco bay this evening but it wasn't what it appeared. instead it's a bit of hollywood. the light was put on treasure island and shining toward san francisco to create the look of moon light for the filming of the movie the internship. it's taking place tonight at the water bar restaurant. that movie stars vince vaughn and owen wilson. >> one bright light. a refund formols of credit card users. >> the everybody wants it. object the politics in the way of getting a panda. >> and a change in the weather. bill martin tracking what we can expect. 4-dollar meals on the 2-4-6-8 value menu. only at denny's. open all night. . >>> national zoo in washington dc said the panda cub that died yesterday had liver problems. this is yesterday yellow of them before its death. the cause of death is not expected for another two weeks. zoo officials sa
NBC
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. but their running mates hit the trail in swing states. vice president biden said team romney would hike middle class taxes, while congressman ryan swung back. >> how they can justify raising taxes on the middle class has been buried the last four years. >> the obama economic agenda failed not because it was stopped. it failed because it was passed. >> the university of denver will host the debate tomorrow. you can watch it here live on nbc bay area. the topic for this first debate is domestic policy around the moderator is jim lehr. >>> a massive recall for a list of popular peanut butter brands is expanding tonight. new mexico-based sunland is now adding more store brand names to its recall list. the company provides peanut butter and other nut products to major chains. some of the brand names include target's archer farms, safe waive open nature and fresh and easy. also on the list are nature valley, earthbalance and serious food. the recall first began after some people started getting sick after eating trader joe's brand peanut butter. the centers for disease control and prevention there are at
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 4:30am PDT
president obama in the lead. mr. obama with 51% support compared to 44% for mitt romney. the president is now in one of those states nevada as he prepared for the first debate. susan has more on the debate preps. >> reporter: more than 11,000 people packed a high school in las vegas sunday night to listen to president obama. >> we'll win this election again. >> reporter: it was the last scheduled appearance before the first presidential debate on wednesday. >> governor romney is a good debater. i'm just okay. >> romney fit in another rehearsal after church in boston on sunday. he's been practicing since june. paul ryan says this will not be a defining moment. >> i don't think one event is going to make or break this campaign. >> but apparently not everyone got the memo. >> for thursday morning you are all going to be scratching your heads and saying wow we have a barn burner. >> wednesday's debate will center on domestic issues including the economy. romney is focused on foreign policy and slamming the president over his handling of the events in the middle east. romney said the presid
FOX
Sep 29, 2012 7:00am PDT
. the latest polls show the president ahead of mitt romney in nine battle ground states. mr. obama's biggest leads are in ohio, new hampshire, and iowa. of course, this could change in the weeks to come. the tightest races at this point are nevada and north carolina. the national average of those polled has president obama with a 49.5%, the potential vote 44% for romney. >>>in this weekend's presidential address president obama is calling on congress to help homeowners. >> last week mortgage rates were at historic lows. but instead of helping more and more hard working families take advantage of those rates. congress was away on break. instead of worrying about you they had already gone home to worry about their campaigns. >> the president says congress has yet to act on legislation he sent them in february that would save homeowners about $3000 a year on their mortgages. >>> the first presidential debate is wednesday at the university of denver. right now construction crews are busyworking on the main floor, the stage and the lighting while president obama campaigns in nevada tomorrow, romn
ABC
Sep 27, 2012 6:00am PDT
. -- we have republican presidential candidate mitt romney reaction to new polls showing president obama pulling ahead in swing states. >>> does apple have another glitch? problem some own >>> welcome back. 60s along the coast more sunshine than yesterday, 70s bay sunshine an hour earlier 80s inland to 90s in the east bay valleys, last three hours of doppler you can see it is dry up and down across the state with low to mid 90s around chico and sacramento, 69 big sur tahoe isolated thunderstorm possible today and tomorrow dry near 80 into the weekend thunderstorm around yosemite possible today and tomorrow temperatures will be in the 90s as we head towards saturday and sunday. down south southern california 80s and 90s in los angeles and san diego over the weekend. time for us to talk about some money. you can win, abc7 is about to make someone $49,000 richer, go to facebook.com/abc7news and like us we'll announce the winner october 18th after the 49ers take on the seahawks. if you already liked us you still have a chance go to our facebook page and click that $49,000 button that will ta
NBC
Sep 27, 2012 5:00am PDT
, decision 2012. president obama and republican candidate mitt romney are in another battleground state this morning and, guess what, there's a third party candidate coming right here to the bay area. >> and you may know her name. >> reporter: and what a new study shows about earthquakes that happen thousands of miles away and their effects on bay area fault lines. good morning, i'm marla tellez with that story still ahead. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. your new light creamy potato with bacon & cheese soup says it's 100 calories a serving. that's right. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. my world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon...creamy cheese... [ whispers ] 100 calories... say it again... [ whispers ] 100 calories... ma'am, hello? ma'am? [ female announcer ] find progresso light for a great price today at your local safeway store. >>> speeches by world leaders and foreign ministers continue today at the united nations general assembly. among today's speakers, israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu. he is expected to warn the u.n. general
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 4:30am PDT
. >> reporter: more than 5,000 people packed the air and space museum in denver to hear mitt romney on monday. >> this is a great place to be. >> reporter: colorado is among the battleground states that have a large hispanic population and romney now tells the "denver post" he will honor temporary work permits for young illegal immigrants granted by president obama in an executive order in june. it's the first time he has expressed support for the act. here's what he said in los angeles recently. >> instead of playing politics with these children, i will pursue permanent immigration reform. >> reporter: the president's executive order is a shortened version of the "dream act," legislation to grant citizenship to these same immigrants under certain conditions. >> "if i were elected and the congress were to pass the "dream act," would i veto it? the answer is question." >> reporter: most polls show president obama with a very comfortable lead among hispanic american voters and a new survey from the pugh hispanic center shows why that's important. this year, nearly 24 million hispanic americans
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 12:00pm PDT
there campaign. >> reporter: romney is trailing in the polls in most must-win states and voters, he says, will see a clear choice wednesday night. tara mergener, cbs news, the white house. >>> supreme court jumped into tricky issues in its first session of the fall. justices heard arguments over weather companies can be held responsible for human rights abuses in countries where they do business. a lawsuit against royal dutch petroleum said it was complicit and the high court said it will not hear a challenge against the use of full body scanners at airports. >>> byob. we are not talking about a barbecue with beer here, either, the message being sent to people shopping in one bay area city. >>> and we will tell you where to steer clear of the traffic messes, coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, news that manufacturing grer the first time in four montn it's a . >>> stocks are starting the 4th quarter on a big rally that manufacturing grew for the first month in the last four. the dow is up 91 points and some change. a good sign there. macy's says they plan to hire 80,000 workers for the holida
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: romney is trailing in the polls in most must-win states. tara mergener for cbs news, the white house. >>> in california, 10% of parents exempt their children from the mandatory school vaccinations. yesterday, governor brown signed a new law making vaccine waivers tougher to get. but a last-minute change is giving parents a new out. >> reporter: at tri-valley pediatrics, this 10-month-old is getting a flu shot. his mother talked to the doctor before making her decision. >> we definitely rely on our pediatrician as an expert. we put our son's health in his hands. >> reporter: a new california law aims to have more parents talking to their pediatrician before they are allowed to reject mandatory vaccines. >> overall, i think it's a step in the right direction. >> reporter: under current state law, before attending school or daycare, kids are required for certain vaccinations, and kids can opt out filing a personal belief exemption. this law doesn't change that but makes the process tougher. parents will have to get a signature from a licensed health care practitioner first. >> we
KRON
Sep 26, 2012 7:00am PDT
to address rallies today in obama and ohio as well. romney plan three more stops in that state before he moves on. >> looking at a couple of hot spots now they're a couple problems coming into the traffic center. first there's a car crash north down on interstate 680 excuse me northbound on one 01 it doesn't come anywhere near san francisco. 1 01 northbound just north of the 280 interchange six vehicles involved in this crash. chp on the scene is backing up towards the candlestick causeway. you might want to use the 280 extension to get to downtown instead of using the james lick freeway downtown. there is an accident report on the san mateo bridge but it turns out it's on highway 92 before the toll plaza. it is backing up the traffic on 922 industrial slowing the 880 ride through hayward. the san mateo bridge as traffic is moving well towards the toll plaza but it is starting to slow down as we're seeing the drive times climbing to 14 in 15 minutes instead of the let usual 11 minutes. this could become a hot spot was stop traffic at the toll plaza. they back up on the bay bridge today b
ABC
Sep 29, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. >> with his path to the white house shrinking, florida you is looking like a must win scenario for romney. but today paul ryan focused on new hampshire. the granite state has four electoral votes, but ryan said that could be the difference in a race that will come down to a handful of states. >> thank you, granite staters, for sending mitt romney to the white house and barack obama back to chicago. >> the campaign shifts to a different stage with wednesday night's high stakes showdown between president obama and romney. >> if you take a look at the history of debates, it is not about policy specifics. it is not really about facts. every change that happened in -- because somebody's style did badly or did well. >> both candidates will spend the next few days in intense prep sessions. trailing in the polls, romney may have the most on the line. his campaign is looking at this debate as a chance for a game changer. karen travers, abc news, washington. >>> the city and county of san francisco are looking for poll workers for the upcoming election. applicants must be u.s. citizens, at least 18
ABC
Sep 30, 2012 2:00am PDT
that will come down to a handful of states. >> thank you, granite staters, for sending mitt romney to the white house and barack obama back to chicago. >> the campaign shifts to a different stage with wednesday night's high stakes showdown between president obama and romney. >> if you take a look at the history of debates, it is not about policy specifics. it is not really about facts. every change that happened in -- because somebody's style did badly or did well. >> both candidates will spend the next few days in intense prep sessions. trailing in the may have romney may have the most on the line. his campaign is looking at this debate as a chance for a game changer. karen travers, abc news, washington. >>> the city and county of san francisco are looking for poll workers for the upcoming election. applicants must be u.s. citizens, at least 18 years of age and registered to vote in california. all positions are one day assignments and pay between $125 and $170. for more information on how to apply, just go to abc7news.com and click on see it on tv. >>> critical mass events are continuing thro
FOX
Sep 27, 2012 7:00am PDT
, both president obama and mitt romney will be campaigning today in the battleground state of virginia. alison burns is live in our washington, d.c. bureau. >> and dave, this is the third straight day that president obama and mitt romney have campaigned in the same state. here is a look at president obama leaving joint andrews base. the obama team is blanketing swing states promoting what it calls a new economic patriotism. a plan to boost up. the obama team is running this ad using romney's words from that secretly recorded video. >> there they believe they are develops and believe the government -- victims an believe the government owes them and -- and believe the government owes them. >> there's so many in our country right now. i want to help them. i know what it takes to get an economy going again -- again and creating jocks. >> the latest poll shows president obama is up points over mitt romney nationwide. alison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 8:17. there are threats of a boycott against the san jose supermarket because it is using e-verify. [chanting] >> they say they have no c
NBC
Sep 27, 2012 7:00am PDT
and mitt romney were keenly aware of the buckeye state's place in history. no republican has won the white house without it. romney went out of his way to show his compassionate side greeting world war ii veterans and courting working class families. >> these are tough times even for families with jobs. i know what it takes to get this economy going again. i care about the people of america. >> reporter: it's a delivered effort, analysts say, with a tv ad designed to show empathy and soften his image. >> president obama and i both care about poor, working class families, the difference is, my policies will make things better for them. >> reporter: and despite relentless criticism of obama care, romney touted how his own health care overhaul in massachusetts helped families. >> don't forget, i got everybody in my state insured, 100% of the kids in our state have health insurance, i don't think there's anything that shows more empathy and care about the people of this country than that kind of record. >> reporter: still, president obama is furiously working to frame his opponent as out of to
NBC
Sep 27, 2012 5:00pm PDT
their current pension plan. >>> recent polls show that gop candidate mitt romney is trailing president obama by 3% to 7%. another pivotal state, iowa drawing attention today. because it's the first of a so-called battleground states to begin early voting. strategies and researchers project that more than one in three voters will cast their ballots before election day. election officials confirmed the request for absentee ballots in some areas are already up 30% over 2008. >>> he illustrated cartoon bombs, a bright red line and a warning to the world. a warning about iran. today israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu described his fears about iran producing a nuclear bomb. now, the international community is reacting. danielle lee has our story. >>> from a fight over the west bank to fears about a nuclear program. benjamin netanyahu spoke at the united nations. >> a great battle is being raged. >> reporter: just one day after mahmoud ahmadinejad accused the u.s. and the west of intimidation. >> a red line should be drawn right here before iran completes a second stage of nuclear enrichment
CBS
Sep 25, 2012 12:00pm PDT
that the president speaks to heads of state on a regular basis. republican presidential nominee mitt romney delivered his own foreign-policy address across town at the clinton global initiatives. >> if there's one thing we learned in this election season it is that a few words from bill clinton can demand a lot of good. >> mitt romney said that he wants to change the u.s. foreign aid system, requiring countries that take development money to remove trade barriers and allow u.s. investments. >> we will couple need with trade in private investment and partnerships to empower individuals, in courage innovators, and rework entrepeneurs. >> mitt romney said that these reforms could bring stability to the middle east and other developing countries. randall pinkston, cbs news at the united nations. >> in the future californians will be able to register to vote on the same day as the election. governor jerry brown signed a bill making it legal, although this will not be available for least a couple of years. currently california cut off water registration 15 days before an election. governor brown will sign
ABC
Sep 27, 2012 5:00am PDT
. >>> on to the race for the white house. president obama and mitt romney will be campaigning in the same state again today, virginia. the president is launching a new ad in seven battleground states today, promote ago economic plan he says will create a million manufacturing jobs and cut oil imports. he's leading in the polls in ohio where he once again linked mitt romney to his comment as that 47% of americans see themselves as victims who depend on government. >> the president: as i travel around ohio and look out on this crowd, i don't see a lot of victims. i see hard workers that's what i see. >> mitt romney is trailing in florida and iowa and was asked about the poll numbers. >> i'm very pleased with some, less so with others polls go up and down. >> romney trying to retool his message as some voters begin casting early ballots today. >>> america's cup world series is back in town next week. u.s. yacht racing might have the largest ever in person audience. the teams practiced in the bay yesterday officials say the interest outside the u.s. is building and audience here in san francisco it is a
KRON
Sep 26, 2012 4:00am PDT
the state for mitt romney and president obama.
NBC
Sep 26, 2012 7:00am PDT
president obama in this pivotal swing state. in dayton tuesday romney hammered mr. obama on tacks. >> i admit this one thing he did not do in his first four years, he has said he is going to do in the next four years which is to raise taxes, and is there anybody that thinks that raising taxes will help grow the economy? >> reporter: an attack over tacks is actually a change for romney, who is often accused the president of raising taxes in his first term. romney is looking to jump-start his campaign with a good performance in the first debate one week from today. the man who plays mr. obama in romney's mock debate sessions, though, tried to lower expectations playing up the president's experience. >> he has been through a lot of those one-on-one debates with a republican. mitt has not, and you think about it, he hasn't had a real debate in ten years because these republican debates tend to be more like candidate forums. >> reporter: tuesday the chief candidates both made whirlwind visits to new york city. president obama aaddressed the u.n. general assembly addressing iran's efforts to
NBC
Sep 27, 2012 6:00pm PDT
romney trailing president obama by 3% to 7%. another pivotal state, iowa is drawing attention today. because it is the first of the so-called battleground states to begin early voting. strategists and researchers project that more than one in three voters will cast their ballots before election day. and iowa officials say that the requests are already up 30%. over 2008. >> and it gets really interesting now. the first debate between the two is next wednesday evening. >> for some insight into the stakes, let's bring in nbc bay area political analyst. and both the candidates have been downplaying how they'll do in these debates but how much is riding on these. >> gosh, about everything. with less than six weeks to go, upwards of 60 million people will be watching. and for the 7% undecided voters and maybe 10% who would consider their minds one way or the other. the debates in all likelihood will make the difference. the debates sure matter in 2008. going in, obama and republican challenger john mccain were neck in neck. post debates gave obama victories in each case. he soared from th
KBCW
Oct 1, 2012 10:00pm PDT
-point lead nationally. in some battleground states, pleasure has up to a 10-point lead. both candidates have put their campaigns on hold to prepare for wednesday night's meeting. the cbs4 reporter on the high stakes surrounding the first debate. >>> mitt romney rallied supporters at denver's air and space museum before retreating for the debate practice. >> i believe that the people of colorado, they will choose a better way for our country. that we cannot afford four more years that could last four years. >> reporter: wednesday night is the republican hopeful that will meet them on stage at the university of denver for their first debate. >> i'm calling them right now. >> reporter: the gop volunteers who had been working the phones said that there are still undecided voters that they could win over. >> a lot of people are waiting until the debate on wednesday. that will be a big thing for some people. >> reporter: and colorado is a battleground state that went for president obama in 2008. the republicans here say that they have already made about four times the phone calls as this time four
NBC
Sep 28, 2012 5:00am PDT
and out west there in nevada. but in new hampshire, which is the home state for mitt romney, he's got a home there, it's right next door to massachusetts where he was governor, president obama is actually leading by seven percentage points. so that's where the race stands right now in three of these battleground states. earlier this week we were tracking ohio where the president has a big lead, florida where he's got a slim lead, virginia where he seems to have a very slim lead. so this race still very much in play. they both released new ads this week, the president and mitt romney, as they continue to campaign before that first debate on wednesday. >> thanks so much, tracie. >>> starting this january college students will get advance warning about tuition hikes heading their way. governor jerry brown has signed ab-970 that requires officials at uc and csu schools to talk to students at least 30 days before they announce plans to increase tuition fees. it also requires a 90-day period between the approval of an increase and when it actually would take effect. an those new rules will
NBC
Sep 25, 2012 7:00am PDT
" we'll get governor romney's perspective on the state of education in america. >>> coming up next, "ask away today." matt enters our booth to grab your questions right after this. improve our schools... o ...what should we invest in? maybe new buildings? what about updated equipment? they can help, but recent research shows... ...nothing transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. in absolute perfect physical condition and i had a heart attack right out of the clear blue... i'm on an aspirin regimen... and i take bayer chewables. [ male announcer ] be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen. he's my success story. [ laughs ] natural dog food is the smart choice. let's look at the brand that proves it: nutro natural choice dog food. it has natural sunflower oil and a patented combination of b vitamins. that guarantees a visibly shiny coat in as little as twenty-eight days. with real chicken as the first ingredient, whole b
KRON
Sep 26, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. >>catherine: president obama and mitt romney go head-to-head in a state that neither can afford to lose. if the bolt are campaigning in ohio. the most recent polls are according to a growing need for the president not only in ohio but florida, and pennsylvania and we will say that romney was hurt by the recent fuss over secretly recorded comments in which he seemingly dismissed americans that do not pay income tax. the president is still using that as ammunition. >>president obama: as i travel around ohio and looked out on the schrod i do not see victims, i see hard-working people from ohio. that is what i see. >> there are so many in the country hurting right now, i want to help them and i know what it takes to get an economy going again. >>catherine: romney is playing catch-up. he is trying hard to connect with voters. he has released a new ad in which he looked directly at the camera and makes an appeal aimed at middle-class voters. many americans may not like the president's health-care overhaul but it does not mean they think is going the way. a new poll says if seven out of 10
NBC
Sep 26, 2012 6:00am PDT
.n. today, it's back to the campaign trail. both the president and anytime romney in ohio stood. a key swing state. the latest poll showing president obama with an eight-point lead. he's releasing another ad today slamming romney over dismissing the 47% of americans who he says don't pay taxes. romney, meantime, is focused on job creation and of course the economy. >> for anybody who thinks that raising taxes will help grow the economy. no, his plan is to continu what he has done before. the status quo has not worked. >> romney, we can tell you, is on a two-day bus tour through ohio. his new ads will start today focusing on the struggling american families. >>> 6:46. the supreme court will now decide the legality of certain police enforced dui tests. justices will hear arguments on whether a search warrant is needed before drunk driving suspect can have his blood drawn. the review stems from a 2010 missouri case where a driver was forced to give blood after refusing a breathalyzer test. missouri prosecutors say police need to react fast to the test because alcohol can dissolve quickly into t
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
romney thanks to the negative ads romney's campaign has been outspent two to one in swing states. in the debate romney can talk to the voters, give specifics and contrast that with the president's record. for "cbs this morning," i'm jan crawford in denver. >>> both candidates are trying to protect themselves for any verbal slipups. as bill plante reports, that kind of moment doesn't happen very often. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, norah. if the conventional wisdom is the president is leading and romney needs a game-changer, what may the debate do to allow that? ever since the first debate ever in 1960 and the regular debates which began in 1976, these-bates produced a memorable number of gaffs but few instances which really changed the outcome of an election. in 1980 president jimmy carter led governor ronald reagan in the polls, but one line from reagan in their only debate put carter on a defensive and became the mantra for future challengers to an incumbent. >> are you better off than you were four years ago? >> reporter: in 1984, reagan, now the incumbent, did it a
NBC
Sep 30, 2012 6:00am PDT
look at the spread and you look he battleground state, on the order of seven points that mitt romney has to make up, it's a lot of ground to try to move if you have a smaller pool of undecided voters. that's a big hurdle right now for mitt romney. >> and what do you have coming up on "meet the press" this morning, david? >> the state of the race, governor chris christie, white house adviser david plouffe. >> david gregory, thank you very much. and, jenna, before i throw it to you, let me let you know once again we have a good crowd of soldiers here who have joined us at our location at joint headquarters here in kabul. it's okay to wave. and we're going to be talking to them and let them say hi to the folks at home later in the broadcast. for now, we'll send it back to you. >> lester, thanks. i love the fact they took the time to make signs. they make signs wherever the "today" show goes. that's wonderful to see. lester, thank you. >>> now let's head over to the news desk and craig melvin. good morning to you. >> jenna, good morning. good morning, everyone. we start with some drama i
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 12:00pm PDT
of denver. both candidates are behind closed doors today getting ready. mitt romney is preparing in colorado and the latest polls show he is trailing the president in most swing states. >> we can do this. >> reporter: his running mate paul ryan is on a bus tour working to sway voters in iowa. >> our goal is to earn your support. we want to deserve this victory. >> reporter: vice president joe biden is in the battleground state of north carolina today while president obama studies for the debate in nevada. he is holding practice sessions with former presidential candidate john kerry, playing the part of mitt romney. on monday, the president called campaign volunteers and told one of them what debate preparation is like. >> basically, they're keeping me indoors all the time. it's a drag. [ laughter ] >> they're making me do my homework. >> reporter: the stakes are high for the debate but both the white house and the romney campaign are trying to lower expectations. neither side wants their candidate to take the stage with a perceived advantage. the polls show most americans believe obama will
FOX
Sep 26, 2012 4:30am PDT
president obama and republican presidential nominee target the battleground state of ohio today. president obama will campaign at college campuses hoping to court young voters. romney continues his bus tour. he will be working hard to reverse the polls that show president obama is leading in ohio. >>> republican vice presidential candidate paul ryan is tying president obama to the replacement ref knees. >> i think these refs work part time for the obama administration and budget office. they see the national debt clock staring them in the face. they see a debt crisis and ignore and pretend it didn't happen. >> the wisconsin congressman was upset the seattle sea hawks beat his packers to a questionable call. >>> com cast is shutting down all three of the call centers in northern california and eliminating more than 1,000 jobs. 700 of those jobs are in morgan hill and livermore. com cast says it cost too much to run the centers in california so it is moving the jobs to denver, seattle, and portland. workers are upset they say the timing is very bad. >> i just think it's really unexpected and
FOX
Sep 26, 2012 6:00am PDT
:36. mitt romney making his pitch to voters in the battleground state of ohio trying to boost his poll numbers. >> he said he can't change washington from the inside. only from the outside. well we're going to give him that chance to be on the outside on november 6th. >> mitt romney was referring to comments made by president obama at a forum last week. after this mornings rally, mitt romney heads to a round table discussion with business lead everiers -- leaders near cleveland. >>> president obama also campaigning in ohio. he will be courting young voters. new poll shows president obama is getting the upper hand on mitt romney in ohio and florida. in ohio president obama leads romney 53% to 43%. latest new york times poll. in florida 53% of like lie voters say they favor president obama. 44% favor mitt romney. >>> some sad breaking news now. music legend andy williams has died. the singer earned numerous gold and platinum levels. williams suffered from bladder cancer. he died in branson, missouri where he owned the moon river theater. he was 84. >> he was a fascinating man to listen t
KICU
Oct 1, 2012 7:00pm PDT
debater. i'm just okay. >> president obama is holding debate sessions following nevada. mitt romney is practicing for the next two days while in denver. >> so what we hope people get out of this de intat that --. >> both polls indicate president obama is pulling ahead in several battleground states but a poor debate performance or gaffe could be a huge stumble. many analysts say mitt romney may be better prepared after more than 20 debates during the primary. >> there are moments like that you don't know which way it's going to bounce. there are four debates in october, three of them presidential. wednesday evening's primary event is primarily focussed on domestic policy. there will only be about two weeks of campaign time remaining. in washington, craig, fox news. >>> governor brown signing a bill that would let him illegal immigration driver's license. the legislation signed yesterday qualify for the obama administration work program. it documented people that came to the u.s. before they were 16 years old. the report say the news law will make roads safer. it could be used for ot
NBC
Sep 24, 2012 6:00pm PDT
who will shape events in the middle east. >> reporter: in our presidential election, romney is trailing in colorado. and in ohio, a must-win state for him where he campaigns tomorrow. >> look, we're going to win. there's no question in my mind. we're going to win. >> reporter: six weeks to go. one reason president obama is limiting diplomatic time at the u.n. i'm steve handelsman, nbc news, washington. >>> iran's president had harsh words for israel and the united states during his address to the united nations today in new york. ahmadinejad accused the united states of shielding a fake regime, meaning israel. in reference to the anti-islam video produced in the u.s., he also said islam other countries misuse the middle east. he denies iran is supplying weapons to the government of syria, claiming iran is neutral and syria is civil war. >>> a recall involving peanut butter. >>> kari walsh reveals why her big win at the london olympics was a little bit special. >>> coming up, we go one on one with this guy, the founder of twitter, who wants you to help him become a movie dire
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